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Tunneling for the true story of the mythologized Berlin Wall

Elizabeth Land

4 Stars

With films such as Atomic Blonde hitting the big screen, it is no wonder that The Cold War and the Berlin Wall are again in the public's mind. Taking advantage of that is Greg Mitchell's latest nonfiction title that relays the story of a…

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A Force So Swift by Kevin Peraino

Nicole Morgan

4.5 Stars

A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949 by Kevin Peraino is an in-depth look at how American…

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Educational and Eye-Opening!

Angelisse Perez

3.5 Stars

Tim Judah's In Wartime: Stories From Ukraine is a truly compelling and educational story. The different perspectives of insiders in the way is unique and eye-opening. As someone who knew little to nothing about the war, I can say I…

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Go Down to Charleston

Lydia Sanchez

4.5 Stars

A truly wonderful band called “Sons of Bill” sings a song entitled “Charleston,” about leaving Virginia, driving for hours, and arriving in Charleston to drink on the Battery and “stroll up and down King Street and find…a queen.” I…

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The Birth Of China

Karen Wright

4 Stars

It's the beginning of 1949. Harry Truman is President and two pressing international issues are in his docket. While the United States has long had a monopoly on nuclear research and has taken steps to have the UN regulate any further…

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